LM43600 (ACTIVE)

3.5V to 36V, 500mA Synchronous Step-Down Voltage Converter

 

Description

The LM43600 regulator is an easy-to-use synchronous step-down DC-DC converter capable of driving up to 0.5 A of load current from an input voltage ranging from 3.5 V to 36 V (42 V transient). The LM43600 provides exceptional efficiency, output accuracy and drop-out voltage in a very small solution size. An extended family is available in 1-A, 2-A and 3-A load current options in pin-to-pin compatible packages. Peak current mode control is employed to achieve simple control loop compensation and cycle-by-cycle current limiting. Optional features such as programmable switching frequency, synchronization, power-good flag, precision enable, internal soft start, extendable soft start, and tracking provide a flexible and easy-to-use platform for a wide range of applications. Discontinuous conduction and automatic frequency modulation at light loads improve light load efficiency. The family requires few external components and pin arrangement allows simple, optimum PCB layout. Protection features include thermal shutdown, VCC undervoltage lockout, cycle-by-cycle current limit, and output short-circuit protection. The LM43600 device is available in the 16-pin HTSSOP (PWP) leaded package (6.6 mm × 5.1 mm × 1.2 mm) with 0.65-mm lead pitch. Pin-to-pin compatible with LM46000, LM46001, LM46002, LM43601, LM43602, and LM43603 devices.

Features

  • 33-µA Quiescent Current in Regulation
  • High Efficiency at Light Load (DCM and PFM)
  • Meets EN55022/CISPR 22 EMI standards
  • Integrated Synchronous Rectification
  • Adjustable Frequency Range: 200 kHz to 2.2 MHz (500 kHz default)
  • Frequency Synchronization to External Clock
  • Internal Compensation
  • Stable with Almost Any Combination of Ceramic, Polymer, Tantalum, and Aluminum Capacitors
  • Power-Good Flag
  • Soft Start into Pre-Biased Load
  • Internal Soft Start: 4.1 ms
  • Extendable Soft-Start Time by External Capacitor
  • Output Voltage Tracking Capability
  • Precision Enable to Program System UVLO
  • Output Short-Circuit Protection with Hiccup Mode
  • Overtemperature Thermal Shutdown Protection
  • Create a Custom Design Using the LM43600 With the WEBENCH® Power Designer

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Vin (Min) (V)
Vin (Max) (V)
Vout (Min) (V)
Vout (Max) (V)
Iout (Max) (A)
Regulated Outputs (#)
Switching Frequency (Min) (kHz)
Switching Frequency (Max) (kHz)
Iq (Typ) (mA)
Features
Control Mode
Duty Cycle (Max) (%)
Operating Temperature Range (C)
Rating
Package Group
LM43600
3.5   
36   
1   
28   
0.5   
1   
200   
2200   
0.033   
Enable
Frequency Synchronization
Light Load Efficiency
Power Good
Synchronous Rectification
Tracking   
Current Mode   
99   
-40 to 125   
Catalog   
HTSSOP   

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Automotive LM43600-Q1 Q100 devices qualified for high-reliability automotive applications targeting zero defects
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  Min   Max Range
Vin  V 3.5 to 36.0V
Vout  V 1.02 to 28.0V
Iout  A ≤ 0.5A
Ambient Temp  °C -40 to 125°C


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